University News Archives

Jun 27, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Rogers: Future Focused – Innovation Driven Strategic Plan 2023-2028

I hope this message finds you enjoying the summer months and perhaps carving out some intentional time for rest and renewal. My family and I were doing just that a...

Jun 19, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU receives A+ for elementary education literacy programs

East Carolina University’s undergraduate educator preparation program has earned an A+ rating from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a recognition given to only 48 schools nationally for elementary...

Jun 13, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


André Green has been named dean of the East Carolina University College of Education, effective July 19. Green comes to ECU from the University of South Alabama, where he served...

Anna Lobozinska, left, discusses her research with Ying Zhou during the 16th annual Global Partners in Education Conference inside East Carolina University's Main Campus Student Center.
Jun 06, 2023
  • Ken Buday


The world is a big place. The Global Partners in Education Conference at East Carolina University aimed to make it a bit smaller through collaboration, relationships and partnerships. The three-day...

Rukiya Van Dross is developing a first-of-its-kind immunotherapy for cancer and is the founder of Claradele Pharmaceuticals. Research like hers could benefit from the work of NCInnovation, a nonprofit created to foster innovation in North Carolina.
May 23, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


Thanks in part to university research, North Carolina has great potential for research and development but trails other states in commercializing that research, according to NCInnovation, a nonprofit formed to...

Robert and Amy Brinkley, left, and Pat and Lynn Lane, right, were honored by Chancellor Philip Rogers for their historic commitment to ECU.
May 17, 2023
  • Kristen Martin
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


In a milestone moment for East Carolina University, Chancellor Philip Rogers on Wednesday announced a combined $30 million commitment to the institution from Robert Gentry Brinkley ’78 and Amy Woods...

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...

Apr 28, 2023
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees used its regular meeting Friday to recognize, reflect and celebrate the end of the academic year and its outgoing members. Members also looked to...

Apr 28, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Graduate programs in education, health sciences claim spot in new rankings

East Carolina University’s graduate programs in education and several health sciences disciplines are included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 Best Graduate Programs announced today. ECU’s College of Education...

East Carolina University will recognize more than 4,500 Pirates at its Spring 2023 commencement on May 5.
Apr 20, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


East Carolina University will celebrate the graduation of more than 4,500 Pirates along with their friends and families at 10 a.m. May 5 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Freeman A. Hrabowski III,...